Purim

Hamentaschen pastries for Purim

Purim (literally meaning “lots” in Hebrew) is one of the most joyous and fun holidays on the Jewish calendar, although it actually commemorates an attempted genocide of the Jewish people by a man called Haman.

The story took place in the ancient Achaemenid Persian Empire, and the story is recorded in the Biblical Book of Esther.

to Add to Calendar 2018-03-01 00:00:00 2018-03-01 23:59:59 Purim Purim (literally meaning “lots” in Hebrew) is one of the most joyous and fun holidays on the Jewish calendar, although it actually commemorates an attempted genocide of the Jewish people by a man called Haman. The story took place in the ancient Achaemenid Persian Empire, and the story is recorded in the Biblical Book of Esther. Location CMJ Israel webteam@qdoscc.com Asia/Jerusalem public